Anastasia Pustovoitova

Anastasia Vyacheslavovna Pustovoitova (Russian: Анастасия Вячеславовна Пустовойтова; born 10 February 1981) is a Russian association football referee. Previously, she was a Russian women's international footballer who played as a defender.

Anastasia Pustovoitova
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Personal information
Full name Anastasia Vyacheslavovna Pustovoitova
Date of birth (1981-02-10) 10 February 1981 (age 38)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
FC Ryazan
National team
Russia 2 (0)

Refereeing career
Years League Role
2009– FIFA listed Referee
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Playing careerEdit

Pustovoitova was a member of the Russia women's national football team and the club Ryazan as a defender. She was part of the team at the 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup.[1]

Refereeing careerEdit

Pustovoitova became a FIFA listed referee in 2009. Pustovoitova was appointed to be an official at the UEFA Women's Euro 2017 in the Netherlands.[2]

On December 3, 2018, it was announced that Poustovoitova had been appointed to be a referee for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France.[3] After the conclusion of the round of 16, FIFA announced that Pustovoitova was selected as one of 11 referees who would be assigned to matches during the final 8 matches of the tournament.[4]

In April 2019, she was featured on the YouTube channel “KraSava”, which is run by the popular video blogger Evgeny Savin.[5]

In May 2019, Pustovoitova was appointed to officiate the 2018-19 UEFA Women's Champions League Final between Olympique Lyonnais and FC Barcelona in Budapest.[6]


  1. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup USA 2003 - Technical Report" (PDF). FIFA Women's World Cup United States 2003. FIFA. 2003. Retrieved 28 September 2007.
  2. ^ "Women's EURO referees - the tournament's 17th team". 22 June 2017. Retrieved 26 June 2019.
  3. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup 2019™ - News - Match officials appointed for FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™ -". Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Refereeing - Media briefing" (PDF). 26 June 2019. Retrieved 26 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Женщина-судья - про хамство на поле / лесбиянок в футболе / взятки судьям / мечту о дебюте в РПЛ" (in Russian). Archived from the original on 19 September 2012. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Referee Pustovoitova relishing Budapest assignment". 17 May 2019. Retrieved 26 June 2019.